The Rain Shadow. Our Learning Target: Describe the rain shadow effect and how it influences vegetation in Washington State. Weather vs. Climate. What is the difference between weather and climate? “Climate is what you expect; weather is what you get.”
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Our Learning Target:
Describe the rain shadow effect and how it influences vegetation in Washington State.
Windward side of the mountains mountains very wet (
Leeward Side or “protected” side of the mountains
Windward side of the Mountain mountains very wet (
Leeward side of the Mountain
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Temperate Pine Forests mountains very wet (